Some clubs are trending up, and some are trending the other way. You know whom I’m referrring toSince 1992 (the year the new Southern Stand opened) there has been 72 H&A games draw >80k.
If you drop to 70k the table pretty much remains the same.
But then you add the Hawks have been by far the best on field team in this period it really just shows they are well behind the traditional top 4 and on a par with the Cats !!
Got largest crowd to Waverley game of over 90K so once they won a few flags from 70's by the 1980's when they got likes of Matthews, Knights, Tuck, Dipper, Brereton and Buckenara stars they attract their fair share. Being a contender for most of last 5 decades has grown their fan base enormously and been the best run club converting fan base into membership and now Richmond learnt from and doing better from a larger fan base. Clubs like my own been relatively terrible turning fan base into members but given lost our homeground and been shit for virtually two whole decades got a lot of work to do to get their membership in line with where it should be based on raw fan base out there.The Hawks have never been a big drawing club !!
This.Some clubs are trending up, and some are trending the other way. You know whom I’m referrring to